THIS October, Centra retailers are urging the people of West Cork to put on their runners and take to the streets for Centra’s Walk the World initiative. Ireland’s leading convenience retailer aims to get thousands of people to collectively walk 40,075km, the circumference of the earth, on Saturday, October 17th and several Centra stores in West Cork, among 38 across the county will be hosting walks to help raise much
AT an event held recently in Clonakilty Parish Centre to announce the installation of defibrillators in Clonakilty Parish Church and Darrara Church, members of Clonakilty Parish Assembly who recently completed a Heartsaver AED course were presented with their certificates by their instructor Rosie O’ Sullivan,Clonakilty Cardiac First Responders Group.
JOE Daly living in Bantry has been through his own struggles in life with addiction, and like a lot of addicts in times of despair, suicide often seems the only way out. Joe draws inspiration from those struggles for many of his songs.
A charity film screening of “The Impossible” will take place on Sunday 4th October at 7pm at Briery Gap Cinema, Macroom. “The Impossible” tells the story of close-knit family Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons as they begin their winter vacation in Thailand in December 2004, but the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the
MAYOR of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey, will be leading the way and showing how everyone can take part in the 2015 Big Bike Ride.
THE Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr John Paul O’ Shea recently hosted a coffee morning at Cork County Hall in aid of Marymount Hospice in Curraheen.
BANTRY Community Choir are really getting into the swing of Mental Health Month during October. They kick off by hosting the “Live Life and Sing” concert, at the Maritime Hotel in Bantry on Friday, October 9th.
SKIBBEREEN & West Carbery Golf Club’s inaugural “Paint It Pink” Golf Charity Classic will take place on Saturday 3rd October sponsored by Rowa Pharmaceuticals in support of Action Breast Cancer. Open to mixed teams of three players, either two men andone lady or two ladies and one man, the Rowa Pink Golf Charity Classic will encourage all golfers to think pink, all for a great cause. Entry is open to
Carrigboy welcomes our new Junior Infant class of Fionn O Connor, Charlie O Connor, Nathan Mallon, Michaela Johnston Kelleher, Liam Horstmanshoff, Danny O Sullivan, Bill O Donovan, Gearoid Cronin, Eoghan Hickey, Cillian O Shea and Fionn Wiseman. Also joining the school to other classes are Daniel and Kieren Coughlan. We welcome Ms. Karen Buckley and Mrs. Máiréad O’Connor to the staff of the school.
FOLLOWING on from four very successful years, the fifth annual Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5km Fun Run will take place on Saturday October 3rd at 5pm. More than 100 years after the death of the Irish and USA champion 400-metre champion runner, TJ O’Mahony, the Rosscarbery native in whose honour the event was created, a new athletics club – Rosscarbery Steam Runners AC – has been formed in 2015 and already